- Associated Press - Thursday, January 2, 2014

CORVALLIS, ORE. (AP) - Oregon State junior wide receiver Brandin Cooks has declared himself eligible for the NFL draft.

The Biletnikoff award winner as the nation’s top receiver, Cooks set Pac-12 records with 128 catches for 1,730 yards for the Beavers this season. His receiving yards were tops in the country.

His 16 touchdown catches this season are a school record.

The first-team All-American finishes his Oregon State career with 226 catches for 3,272 yards and 26 total touchdowns (a school-record 24 via catch). He has 3,863 all-purpose yards.


The Oregon State Beavers went 7-6, capping the season with a 38-23 victory over Boise State in the Hawaii Bowl.